USA Rugby files for bankruptcy as coronavirus takes toll on game

Governing body cites ‘insurmountable financial constraints’Rugby is one of fastest growing sports in the StatesThe board of USA Rugby has voted to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy as a result of “insurmountable financial constraints” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. The governing body suspended sanctioned competition and rugby activities indefinitely on 20 March due to the ongoing global pandemic.USA Rugby will undergo a restructuring process with input from World Rugby, while the country’s men’s and women’s senior national teams will continue to compete as normal when rugby returns. The g…

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